Qwest Communications Chairman and CEO Richard Notebaert to Keynote Click Commerce Customer Conference

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Conference Theme is ”Winning in a Flat World – How to Compete in the Real-Time Global Marketplace.”

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Click Commerce, Inc., (Nasdaq: CKCM), a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management solutions, announced today that Richard Notebaert, chairman and CEO of Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q), will keynote (Click Planet 2006) http://www.ClickPlanet.com/, Click Commerce’s annual customer conference to be held July 20-21 at the Hotel Intercontinental in Chicago. Mr. Notebaert will discuss the challenges in building productive partner relationships and the role of technology in Qwest’s partner strategy.

“Today’s multi-enterprise supply chains require technologies that span the extended enterprise and provide visibility at all levels of the network,” said Nancy Koenig, executive vice president of operations for Click Commerce. “For business and technology innovators, Click Planet promises to deliver the latest supply chain and globalization trends, tangible ideas on how to create effective, worldwide operations, and the tools necessary to out-perform the competition.”

Karen Kendrick, vice president of quality and technology for communications products distributor Anixter International, attended last year’s event. “At Anixter, we are continuously looking for process improvements to enhance our service and productivity. At last year’s conference, we were exposed to new ideas from live application demos of new technology, and through interaction with other customers facing similar business challenges. I look forward to this year’s event.”

Kevin O’Marah, senior vice president, Strategic Research, AMR Research will follow Mr. Notebaert’s keynote and share AMR Research’s view of the effects of globalization on the supply chain. An Executive Roundtable will close out the morning session and feature a discussion on the evolution and benefits of Software as a Service and best practices derived from real-world implementations. In the afternoon, Click Planet attendees will benefit from vertically focused breakout sessions featuring additional industry experts. These sessions include:

  • Outsourcing & Third-Party Logistics: Mark Hillman, senior research analyst, AMR Research
  • Manufacturing & Distribution: Bill Swanton, vice president, AMR Research
  • Aerospace & Defense: Kevin Reale, research director, AMR Research
  • Research and Healthcare: Joe Taylor, director Research Administration, Huron Consulting

Click Commerce’s solutions for the extended enterprise enable companies to coordinate and optimize business processes, accelerate revenue, lower costs, and improve customer service. These solutions include a comprehensive portfolio of on-demand software for the service supply chain, contract and service management, demand chain management, master data management, and supply chain management. Click Commerce collaborative portal solutions enable research and healthcare professionals to automate regulatory compliance, grant management, and clinical trial processes.

To find out more about Click Planet 2006, go to http://www.ClickPlanet.com.

About Click Commerce, Inc.

Click Commerce, Inc., (Nasdaq: CKCM), a leading provider of (on-demand supply chain management solutions), http://www.clickcommerce.com enables millions of users in 70 countries to collaborate, in real time, with business partners across the extended enterprise. Click Commerce solutions support the unique business processes of multiple industry segments such as manufacturing, aerospace and defense, high-tech, and research and healthcare. Click Commerce enables corporations including Alaska Airlines, BASF, Citibank, Delphi, Eastman Kodak Company, Jabil Global Services, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Pier 1, Ryder, and Verizon to coordinate and optimize business processes, accelerate revenue, lower costs, and improve customer service. More information can be found at http://www.clickcommerce.com.

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